Supplements and Safety

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Source: FRONTLINE, The New York Times and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation examine the hidden dangers of vitamins and supplements, a multibillion-dollar industry with limited FDA oversight. Video: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/supplements-and-safety/ 

Antibiotics and Arrhythmia

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Thank you, Jude Peskuski, for sharing Posted on WEDNESDAY, March 13, 2013 Patients who take the antibiotic azithromycin, commonly known as Zithromax or Z-Pak, and have certain risk-factors may face life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias, the Food and Drug Administration warned Tuesday. Patients with the preexisting conditions bradycardia, which is an abnormally slow heartbeat, QT prolongation, a […]